Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 229–230 | Cite as

Toxic substances produced byFusarium VI. Anti-F. oxysporum f. sp.carthami effect of 2,2′,4-trihydroxybenzophenone

  • S. Ghosal
  • S. Banerjee-Chakrabarti
  • D. K. Chakrabarti
  • K. C. Basuchaudhary
Article

Summary

Anti-Fusarium oxysporum f. sp.carthami activity of 2,2′,4-tri-hydroxybenzophenone was evaluated. Pretreatment with the benzophenone offered complete protection to safflower seeds and seedlings, and recovery of the latter from the fungal infection.

Keywords

Fungal Infection Toxic Substance Benzophenone Complete Protection Safflower Seed 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ghosal
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Banerjee-Chakrabarti
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. K. Chakrabarti
    • 1
    • 2
  • K. C. Basuchaudhary
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PharmaceuticsBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasi 5
  2. 2.Department of Plant PathologyBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasi 5India

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